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APA Format and Citation
What is APA format, and how is it different from MLA format? Dive into the world of APA, investigate how to properly cite resources in-text, and look at a reference list of sources. Intended for higher education, not all of the information is pertinent for middle and high schoolers to learn at this juncture.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 29 Views 62 Downloads
APA and MLA Formats: Their Main Differences
What is the difference between MLA and APA format? This presentation is geared towards a college audience, but it could definitely be useful with an eleventh and twelfth grade audience in high school. Differences are highlighted, but not many actual examples are given.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 12 Views 29 Downloads
The Punishable Perils of Plagiarism
For the purposes of this video, plagiarism is a criminal offense pursued by the Department of Plagiarism Investigation. Each type of plagiarism is given a catchy name, a creative description, and is demonstrated with a cartoon animation. Although the D.
4 mins 7th - 12th Language Arts 41 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Atomic Theories Chart Worksheet
Here is a research assignment for your physical scientists on the history of atomic theory. Pupils look up information by the name of contributing scientists. Designed as a large data table, the page requires learners to write a description of the theory or experiment that was done to develop it, sketch a model representing the theory, and provide a works-cited reference using APA format.
7th - 12th Science 30 Views 31 Downloads
Why are citations necessary in research writing? Help your class perfect their citation skills with this presentation. It introduces citations, different formats (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.), and gives examples of improperly cited passages. Consider providing your class with a note-taking guide to follow along with the presentation and keep the material easily accessible.
7th - 10th Language Arts 35 Views 119 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using Citations in a Research Paper
As a prequel to a research assignment, class members explore writing citations in the modern Language Association (MLA) and American Psychological Association (APA) formats. In pairs, or individually, researchers use books and magazines to create citations on index cards.
5th - 8th Language Arts 47 Views 347 Downloads
It's often confusing which word should be used to complete a sentence. Although this worksheet's title insinuates that idioms will be discussed, the practice section is just about using words like to, who, with, as, and that correctly. Pupils identify the correct wording for 19 sentences shown.
7th - 9th Language Arts 17 Views 53 Downloads
"Conducting Research" is a short presentation that walks secondary students through steps for researching. Plagiarism, style, citing, and creating bibliographies are overviewed. While this is a short slide show, it would be useful to add your own slides to create a more robust presentation.
7th - 9th Language Arts 7 Views 1 Download
What is an annotated bibliography? While not usually required until college, introducing your juniors and seniors to this type of document will prepare them for their collegiate careers. The term is defined, and the three elements of an annotation are explained.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 7 Views 21 Downloads
New Review Research Project Embedded with Media Literacy
Here is a phenomenal language arts lesson plan on media literacy for your middle and high schoolers. In it, learners produce a research product in the form of a public service announcement (PSA). First, they view examples of these PSA's to get familiar with them.
6th - 12th Language Arts 30 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Citation tools make citing textual evidence much easier. If your school is looking to compare and contrast its options, consider using this presentation to showcase some of the options currently on the market. Note: This is not a presentation geared towards students.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Study of Jon Stewart’s Comedy on America
What do your pupils think of the state of news casting in the United States? Find out with the materials and plan provided here. The resource includes a journal prompt, several reading selections, an essay prompt, a model essay, a rubric, and a self-assessment.
10th - 12th Language Arts 21 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Liberty Theme Park Project
Invite your young historians to demonstrate how the American Revolution truly was one crazy ride after another as they design a theme park! This unique and engaging project prompts learners to consider major events leading up to and comprising the Revolutionary War, and to design games, rides, and/or activities that represent the actions and significance of those events.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Focus: Writing a Brief Research Paper
If you are planning on working on a research paper in your class, take a look at this resource first. Starting off with information about plagiarism, the series of activities briefly described here should give your pupils a general idea of how to write a research paper.
9th - 10th Language Arts 123 Views 151 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Abnormal Psychology Project
Working in groups of three, teams select a psychological disorder from the provided list, research the disorder, and then craft a brochure (the kind one would find in a doctor's office), a PowerPoint presentation, and create a fractured fairy tale that illustrates the disorder.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 8 Views 9 Downloads
AP Psychology Final Projects
Debates, games, media portfolios, posters, videos, magazines, and yearbooks are all optional formats for final AP Psychology projects. The specific requirements for each format are detailed in the project packet. A link to suggested topics is provided.
10th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 8 Downloads
What Is a Bibliography and When Should I Write One?
Give credence to your research. Show the scope and depth of your search. Include a bibliography in your paper. The importance of and the different types of a bibliographies are the focus of this short video.
7 mins 9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Media Literacy: Communication
Sixth graders design travel brochures using technology to persuade people to visit their location. In this travel brochure lesson plan, 6th graders must communicate what is attractive about a place that would convince you to visit. Students present their projects.
6th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 99 Downloads